linked, in large, to IVF. The first child born through the fertility-enhanced method was in 1978 in England. Sure enough, from 2008 to 2012, the birth rate in England doubled for women 50 and older.
The majority of 50-plus women who became pregnant used donor eggs fertilized by sperm and implanted into a womb.
The average age for menopause is 51. Fertility decreases through the 30s, ebbs much further in the 40s and is largely extinguished by 45, medical experts say.
A 2012 physician-published study revealed the health of women 50 and older who gave birth using donated eggs was as good as for younger recipients — if they had been well-screened and cared for during and after delivery.
Ideally, the important decision of whether to attempt a high-risk pregnancy should be made after consultations with fertility specialists, and medical tests to ensure the safety of the prospective mother.
According to multiple sources, Naomi has been wanting to be a mother for a long time and it finally happened.
She is the godmother to many friends and family’s kids and has always looked forward to the day of starting her own family.
Back in 2017, Naomi said, “I think about having children all the time. But now with the way science is, I think I can do it when I want.”